Raisio plc’s Research Foundation supports scientific research primarily related to the development of foods, food ingredients and their production methods. The Research Foundation also supports research related to safety of food products and commercialization of food products.
In recent years, the Foundation has executed its activity by awarding personal salary grants for postgraduate studies aiming at a doctoral degree. In addition, the foundation organizes science seminars and awards recognition scholarships to well executed master’s theses.
Raisio plc’s Research Foundation announces doctoral research grants for the year 2024. The application period is 1.–31.10.2023.
When evaluating grant applications, emphasis is placed on goal-oriented doctoral programs. The quality of the grant application is also taken into account. Grants may be admitted for postgraduate studies within the scope of the Raisio plc’s Research Foundation grant policy to persons aiming to complete a doctoral dissertation. These Grants are intended for full-time postgraduate studies.
Signed applications must be received by midnight on 31 October 2023. Admitted grants will be announced to applicants by November 30th, 2023.
Members of the Board of the Raisio plc’s Research Foundation:
President, CEO Pekka Kuusniemi, Raisio plc, Chairman of the Board
Professor Maija Tenkanen, University of Helsinki
Member of the Board Erkki Haavisto, Raisio plc
Professor Tapio Salmi, Åbo Akademi
Ph.D. Jussi Manninen, VTT
Product Development Director Aino Sivonen, Raisio plc
General topics related to Foundation and scholarships: tutkimussaatio(at)raisio.com
Representative: Director of Research, Ingmar Wester, ingmar.wester(at)raisio.com, Tel. 050 601 32